Vanderbilt Recovery Support

Vanderbilt Recovery Support (VRS) Collegiate Recovery Program provides caring and encouraging support services to assist students who are in recovery from substance use issues and who are working towards success in their academic, social, personal, and professional lives.  As students prosper due to the supportive recovery environment, they in turn become peer leaders and advocates for new members of VRS.  By providing recovery support, students will contribute not only to the Vanderbilt Community but to the larger community, now and in the future.

Recovery Housing

Recovery Housing, a sober living and learning community, is also available for undergraduate students with a minimum of six months sobriety. Students in Recovery Housing are provided with individual mentorship and a discreet and substance-free living environment.

Meeting Information

 For: Undergraduates, graduate/professional students, faculty, staff, and community members

Location: Moore College, seminar classroom A117 in the Kissam Center
When: Every Thursday
Time: 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Parking and Additional Information: All interested individuals should meet as a group outside of the Kissam Center entrance off of West End Ave near the parking meters. Access to the building is limited and individuals are highly encouraged to meet at 7:45 pm to ensure entry into the building. Kissam Center is located on West End Ave near 21st Ave South and pay parking is available in the Warren/Moore metered parking spots and at the free meters located on West End Ave.

For: Graduate/professional students, residents, fellows, faculty, staff, undergraduate students, and community members

Location: VRS Lounge, Center for Student Wellbeing
When: Every Tuesday
Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Access articles about Vanderbilt Recovery Support (Collegiate Recovery Program in The Tennessean and Recovery Campus magazine)

Need information about weekly student recovery support meetings?

Call Vanderbilt Recovery Support (VRS) at 615-343-4740 or Nico Doorn at 629-333-8718

Email us at

Additional questions?

Contact Katherine Drotos Cuthbert at 615-343-4740 or